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Worse than you thought: New surgeon general report links smoking to more diseases

Diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer among those on list of diseases now associated with smoking tobacco

Jan. 17, 2014 | By Deborah Bach

New surgeon general report links smoking to more diseases - diabetes, heart disease, colon cancer are among those on list of diseases.

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Tobacco-control efforts prevented 800,000 lung cancer deaths

Mathematical modeling by Center researchers shows national anti-smoking campaign made significant impact on mortality rates between 1975 and 2000

March 19, 2012 | By Kristen Woodward

Declines in cigarette smoking among Americans since the mid-1950s—particularly since tobacco-control policies and interventions were implemented after the U.S. Surgeon General's Report on Smoking and Health was released in 1964—prevented nearly 800,000 lung cancer deaths between 1975 and 2000, according to a study led by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center researchers.

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